Courses

2019 Continuing Education Schedule

REFUND POLICY Students who officially withdraw from a course prior to the first instructional day of the class will receive a 100% refund of tuition. Students who withdraw from a course after the start of the first instructional day shall receive no refund of tuition. Refunds, when due, will be made by check to the address shown as the student’s official home of record within 30 days of the first day of class, or from the date the College cancels the class due to low enrollment. Students should notify their instructor to formally withdraw from a course prior to the first day of class. This policy applies to classroom setting environments only and is not applicable to mine safety certification or instruction.

NOTE: All scheduled classes have a minimum enrollment requirement of five (5) students unless otherwise specified.

Personal Enrichment Classes

ClassDateDayTimeCampusCost
Wiki Journaling Your Story6/13
CANCELED
Th5-9 pmDublin, #609$25
Let’s Learn Chess6/28Tu5-9 pmSandersville, #319$25

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For more detailed program information including requirements or to register, please contact Roger Byrd at 478-275-5988 or rbyrd@oftc.edu.

Course Descriptions:

  • Let’s Learn Chess – One of the world’s oldest games of strategy and skill, chess is an excellent means to develop your thinking skills. Chess can also lower your stress level while you are having fun.
  • Wiki Journaling Your Story – This class will help you to discover a tool for expressing your thoughts and emotions and lead you to express yourself in a creative way. Participants will use free online tools for journaling such as Wikipedia. Attention will be given to ways that journaling can aid in developing your career.

Career Development Classes

ClassDateDayTimeCampusCost
Customer Service Spanish6/3-24M5-9 pmDublin, #609$100
Presentation Skills6/20
CANCELED
Th5-9 pmDublin, #609$25

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For more detailed program information including requirements or to register, please contact Roger Byrd at 478-275-5988 or rbyrd@oftc.edu.

*There is a program fee and cost for materials for those individuals who do not meet eligibility requirements. Please call for more information and to see if you qualify.

Course Descriptions:

  • Computer Skills I: This course will cover the basic aspects of computing including: becoming familiar with the various parts that make-up a computer; how to use a search engine like Google to browse the internet; how to create, send, and receive email; how to use social media such as Facebook. Much more will be covered and opportunities to have individual questions answered will also be a part of this very timely course.
  • Customer Service Spanish – This course is designed to help people who interact with individuals that speak Spanish as their primary language. Bank tellers, medical workers, public service personnel, and others will find this basic and intuitive Spanish course useful.

CEU Credit Classes Courses:

Many of our classes can also be used for credit toward required CEU certifications. Ask us if such credit is needed and we will compare our courses to your needs.

Lunch-N-Learn Series

Participants are invited to join other professionals at either the Sandersville or Dublin campus for a box lunch and discussion after the webinar. The session is FREE and lunch is $10. You are not required to purchase lunch if you only want to join the class. You may also view the series from your own computer. Contact us at 478-275-5598 for details.

Webinar Location:

  • OFTC’s Dublin Campus, #609
  • OFTC’s Sandersville Campus, #319 

Cost Per Class, Per Person: $0 for webinar; $10 for lunch
Details: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

  • July 3, 2019 – Performance Management & Metrics
    • Apply a measurement-based approach to assess organizational performance, including that of individual contributors. Learn how to prepare metrics of timeliness, quality, economy and efficiency, and how to apply those metrics in determining the adequacy of agency performance in producing and delivering program goods and services. Understand how to apply analytic methods in determining the cause of performance shortcomings and the potential for cost savings.
  • August 7, 2019 – Coaching & Mentoring to Bring out the Best in Others
    • The Coaching and Mentoring workshop focuses on how to better coach your employees to higher performance. Coaching is a process of relationship building and setting goals. How well you coach is related directly to how well you are able to foster a great working relationship with your employees through understanding them and strategic goal setting.
  • September 4, 2019 – Delivering Project & Program Benefits
    • This course is designed to help leaders understand the support needed for project professionals to develop and execute successful projects. Leaders will learn how to maximize and sustain project and program benefits in order to give the organization a competitive advantage.
  • October 2, 2019 – Delivering Constructive Criticism & Discipline
    • Delivering Constructive Criticism is one of the most challenging things for anyone. Through this workshop your participants will gain valuable knowledge and skills that will assist them with this challenging task. When an employee commits an action that requires feedback or criticism it needs to be handled in a very specific way. Constructive Criticism if done correctly will provide great benefits to your organization. It provides the ability for management to nullify problematic behaviors and develop well rounded and productive employees. Constructive feedback shows an employee that management cares about them and will invest time and effort into their careers.
  • November 6, 2019 – Advanced Business Writing
    • This advanced course will highlight modern stylistic preferences that impact writing in the workplace. This course is critical for most individuals in a professional setting. Most leaders and managers, especially, are spending most of their work time communicating in one form or another, so honing these skills to make each communication that much more impactful is critical.
  • December 7, 2019 – Influencing Without Authority
    • Once you learn the techniques of true Leadership and Influence, you will be able to build the confidence it takes to take the lead. The more experience you have acting as a genuine leader, the easier it will be for you to influence others (above you, below you or your peers) without having to flex your authoritative muscle.

Advanced Certifications

A nationally recognized training program preparing individuals for leadership roles in the construction industry. Presented through a partnership with the Associated General Contractors of Georgia and OFTC. 

TopicDateDayTimeCampusCost
Excel Certification6/28
CANCELED
F9am – 12pmDublin, #609$65

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For more detailed program information including requirements or to register, please contact Roger Byrd at 478-275-5988 or rbyrd@oftc.edu.

American Heart Association Schedule

Anyone can take either class. The BLS Provider class is geared more toward RN’s, LPN’s, CNA’s or anyone in the medical field. The First Aid and CPR classes are geared more toward first responders and lay persons. However, please contact your employer/work to find out which course you are required to have.

BLS (Basic Life Support) Instructor

This is a course for people who are interested in becoming a BLS Instructor. Must have a minimum of 3 students to make class.

Class Location: OFTC North Campus, Sandersville
Cost Per Class, Per Person: $75.00
Details: 9:00am – 4:00pm

  • TBD

Class Location: OFTC South Campus, Dublin
Cost Per Class, Per Person: $75.00
Details: 9:00am – 4:00pm

  • July 17
  • October 16

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For more detailed program information including requirements or to register, please contact Katrina Veal at (478) 275-6592. **Heartsaver First Aid and CPR AED may be taken separately for $40 each. Heartsaver First Aid is from 9:00am-12:00pm and CPR AED 1:00pm-4:00pm.

BLS (Basic Life Support) Provider

This course if for the professional healthcare provider and others whose job requires that they respond in a healthcare emergency and must have a credential (card) documenting successful completion of a CPR course. Core material such as adult, child and infant CPR (including two rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-mask), foreign-body airway obstruction, barrier devices, and automated external defibrillator (AED) is covered.

Class Location: OFTC North Campus, Sandersville
Cost Per Class, Per Person: $65.00
Details: 9:00am – 1:00pm

  • July 25

Class Location: OFTC South Campus, Dublin
Cost Per Class, Per Person: $65.00
Details: 9:00am – 1:00pm

  • June 13

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For more detailed program information including requirements or to register, please contact Katrina Veal at (478) 275-6592. **Heartsaver First Aid and CPR AED may be taken separately for $40 each. Heartsaver First Aid is from 9:00am-12:00pm and CPR AED 1:00pm-4:00pm.

Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED**

This course teaches rescuers how to manage illness and injuries in the first few minutes of an emergency until professional help arrives. General principles of First Aid, Medical Emergencies, Injury Emergencies, Adult/Child CPR/choking, Adult Child AED, Infant CPR and Choking, and Environmental Emergencies are included. This course is for those who have a duty to respond to a first aid or cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements.

Class Location: OFTC North Campus, Sandersville
Cost Per Class, Per Person: $75.00
Details: 9:00am – 4:00pm

  • July 24

Class Location: OFTC South Campus, Dublin
Cost Per Class, Per Person: $75.00
Details: Wednesday, 9:00am – 4:00pm

  • June 12

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For more detailed program information including requirements or to register, please contact Katrina Veal at (478) 275-6592. **Heartsaver First Aid and CPR AED may be taken separately for $40 each. Heartsaver First Aid is from 9:00am-12:00pm and CPR AED 1:00pm-4:00pm.